|Collected Works of Sam Ash - Sam Ash|
Downloads: 2,331 (1 review)
|La Cucaracha - Lloyd Corrigan|
A musical short where the three-strip Technicolor process was used for the first time. Extracted from the file "Comedy shorts" available on Public Domain Movie Torrents. Plot taken from IMDb: Senor Martinez, a famous theater owner, visits a local bar in Mexico because of its reputation for good food and to audition the famous dancer who performs there. Martinez tells the bar owner that if the dancer is as good as he has heard, he will offer him a contract to perform in his theater...
Keywords: Technicolor; Musical
Downloads: 4,739 (1 review)
|Whats The Matter With Father - Billy Murray|
What's The Matter With Father by Billy Murray - Victor 16499 (16499B) recorded from 78 rpm to wav.
Keywords: Billy Murray; Whats The Matter With Father
Downloads: 1,911 (1 review)
|''The Goldbergs'' - 12 September 1949|
One of the few surviving episodes of the CBS version of "The Goldbergs". In this episode, Cousin Simon has a heart attack and comes to regret being a complete unlikable bastard. This episode was later remade as "Where There's Life, There's Hope" in 1956.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1940s; 40s; 1940s Television; 1940s TV; The Goldbergs
Downloads: 632 (1 review)
|Behind The Mike|
Old Time Radio Programs, Behind The Mike
Keywords: Old Time Radio; Behind The Mike
Downloads: 15,353 (1 review)
|That Naughty Melody - Billy Murray|
That Naughty Melody by Billy Murray - Victor 17414 (B) (1913) recorded from 78 RPM to WAV
Keywords: Billy Murray; That Naughty Melody
Downloads: 3,755 (3 reviews)
|Fabulous Dr. Tweedy - OTR|
OTR Comedy Show
Keywords: Fabulous Dr. Tweedy; OTR; Old Time Radio
Downloads: 13,331 (2 reviews)
|Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean - Edison Concert Band|
The famous march, rendered by the Edison Concert Band on a brown wax cylinder (#7663), recorded in November 1900.
Keywords: march; brown wax; cylinder record
Downloads: 5,326 (2 reviews)
|The Singles and Doubles Collection: Single Episodes H-K - Old Time Radio Researchers Group|
SINGLES AND DOUBLES COLLECTION: H - K This is a work in progress. This OTRR Collection is a Non-Certified one, containing series in which currently only one or two episodes are known to exist -- hence the name: "Singles and Doubles Collection". Almost every type genre is included. Radio -- called by some The Theater of the Mind -- has been with us since 1920 when stations WWJ of Detroit and KDKA of Pittsburg made the first regular commercial broadcasts...
Keywords: OTRR; Old Time Radio Researchers Group; Old Time Radio; OTRR Single Episodes; OTRR Updated Release; OTRR Collection; Singles and Doubles; Singles & Doubles; The Singles and Doubles Collection; The Singles & Doubles Collection; Singles and Doubles Collection, The; Singles & Doubles Collection, The; 1920s; 1930s; 1940s; 1950s; 1960s; 1970s; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1965; 1966; 1968; 1974; OTRR - 2008-06
Downloads: 18,123 (3 reviews)
|Soundie - A Little Robin Told Me So|
sang by the Three Canadian Capers
Downloads: 3,132 (4 reviews)
|[Kinograms Newsreel] - Kinograms|
Typical newsreel from the silent era, featuring Jack Dempsey, a balloon race, women dancing in chilly breezes, a juggler, and opium being confiscated and burned in Shanghai.
Keywords: Newsreels; China; Substance abuse: Drugs
Downloads: 11,239 (3 reviews)
|The Bob Crosby Show (1953)|
Reupload. Appearing with Bob Crosby on this daytime show from Nov. 30, 1953 are: The Modernaires with Paula Kelly, Joanie O'Brien, Steve Dunne and The Bob-Cats.
Keywords: Classic TV; CBS; 1950's Television; Live Television; Kinescope; 1953
Downloads: 3,057 (3 reviews)
|Sex Life Of A Polyp - Fox Movietone Entertainment|
Short subject comedy with Robert Benchley
Downloads: 14,933 (5 reviews)
|Age Of Peril|
Tales Of Tomorrow ep Age Of Peril * Season: 1 * Episode: 20 * First Aired: 2/15/1952
Keywords: Tales Of Tomorrow; Classic Tv
Downloads: 3,878 (4 reviews)
|Hold that camera (Dec. 1, 1950)|
Fragment of "Hold that camera", broadcast on DuMont's WABD on Dec. 1, 1950. The show aired Fridays from 8:30 - 9 pm and apparently lasted just 13 weeks. Roscoe Karns (Rocky King) drops in and makes a pitch for his own show later that evening. Note: Opening credits and some of the ("integrated") commercials for "Esquire Boot Polish" are missing from this Kinescope.
Keywords: Classic TV; Live TV; 1950; DuMont; 1950's Television; Kinescope; Kyle MacDonnell; Roscoe Karns; Rex Marshal; Classic Television
Downloads: 1,206 (3 reviews)
|Gay 90's Revue|
Years ago,before you could find a million books,and thousands of web pages about the Three Stooges,would try to find information on the various members.When searching for Moe Howard,often got results for Joe Howard.I knew Moe,but not Joe.Never did know Joe until I picked up this show.Kind of a nice,charming little show from the infancy of television,and actually enjoyable.So here it is,the Gay 90's Revue,with Joe Howard,not Moe Howard.So dont just know Moe,get to know Joe!
Keywords: Classic TV; Joe Howard; Vaudeville; ABC; 1948
Downloads: 3,899 (4 reviews)
|The Frances Langford Don Ameche show (Nov. 2, 1951)|
Example of ABC's ill-fated attempt in daytime programming. "The Frances Langford Don Ameche show" was on the air from noon to 1pm each weekday. The show lasted just six month from September 1951 till March 1952. ABC is said to have lost $20,000 each week on the show, at a time when the network was already fighting for its survival. This is a program from Nov. 2, 1951 with special guest star Chester Morris...
Keywords: Frances Langford; Don Ameche; Classic TV; Live TV; 1951; ABC; 1950's Television; Kinescope; Daytime Television; Richard Hudnut
Downloads: 1,789 (4 reviews)
Calvin and the Colonel ep 03 Thanksgiving Dinner ***NOTE*** Seeking Upgrade Missing some seconds of intro Show intact No Commercials
Keywords: Calvin and the Colonel; Classic TV
Downloads: 6,646 (6 reviews)
|Admiral Broadway Revue|
Early TV attempt at a variety show.Was broadcast on both NBC and Dumont.Sorry for the quality of the file,as well as the quality of the entertainment,both of which are piss poor.
Keywords: Classic TV; NBC; Dumont; Sid Caesar; Imogene Coca
Downloads: 3,288 (9 reviews)
|Jackie Gleason on "Cavalcade of Stars"|
Jackie Gleason on segment of the popular 50's TV series "Cavalcade of Stars", doing a sketch called "The Honeymooners", which was later turned into a sitcom. "Cavalcade of Stars" started in 1949 and quickly became one of the most popular shows on The DuMont Television Network. Jackie Gleason was the 3rd and most popular host of the series. "The Honeymooners" started as a series of sketches, and later became a classic CBS sitcom still shown in syndication today...
Keywords: Jackie Gleason; The Honeymooners; Cavalcade of Stars; 50's TV; 1950's Television; Classic TV; Kinescope Recording; DuMont Television Network; DuMont Network
Downloads: 50,070 (7 reviews)
|Day of Thanksgiving, A - Centron Corporation|
An American family unable to afford a Thanksgiving turkey reviews the things for which they feel thankful. This patriotic film is unusual in that it does not link freedom and happiness with the pursuit of wealth. Produced with nonprofessional actors in Lawrence, Kansas. Written by Margaret Carlile (Trudy) Travis.
Keywords: Patriotism; Holidays: Thanksgiving; Families: 1950s
Downloads: 149,969 (10 reviews)
|Misc episode of 'Cavalcade of Stars'|
1950 episode of The DuMont Network's 'Cavalcade of Stars', hosted by Jerry Lester. Also features a obscure singer, a well-known baseball player and some other people. Variety Series. UPDATE: It has been suggested elsewhere that this "episode" may be a mix of segments from two different episodes. This seems very likely.
Keywords: Classic TV; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; Variety; DuMont Television Network; Kinescope; Kinescopes
Downloads: 4,778 (7 reviews)
|DuMont Network episode of 'Okay, Mother'|
The sole surviving DuMont Network episode of "Okay Mother", a daytime game show.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Game Show; Game Shows; Kinescope; Kinescopes; Retro; Rare
Downloads: 6,630 (8 reviews)
|'Mama' - The Parade Grandstand (1955)|
An 1955 episode of "Mama" called "The Parade Grandstand". This episode deals with racism. Light-hearted, but still an important step for TV. Complete with original commercials.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 50's; 1950's; Fifties; Drama; Dramas; Peggy Wood; Sitcom; Sitcoms; Dramedy
Downloads: 4,475 (7 reviews)
|'Rocky King, Detective' - One Minute for Murder|
Episode "One Minute for Murder" of the "Live" 50's TV series 'Rocky King, Detective'. As the lead actor was sick, Roscoe Karn's son does lead instead.
Keywords: 50's; 1950's; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; TV; Television; DuMont Network; DuMont Television Network
Downloads: 4,091 (9 reviews)
|1955 Chevrolet Screen Ads - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Ten short theatrical "screen ads" promoting the 1955 Chevrolet models.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; Advertising: Screen ads
Downloads: 85,364 (14 reviews)
|Episode of Classic TV show "Sense and Nonsense"|
1954 Episode of the rare Classic TV show "Sense and Nonsense", a low-budget kids game show produced by WABD, the New York City owned-and-operated station of the DuMont Television Netwrk. This episode features original commercials for Coca-Cola "in the bottle". In this game show, contestants had to identify objects while blind-folded. This appears to be the only surviving episode.
Keywords: Classic TV; Sense and Nonsense; DuMont Television Network; DuMont Network; 1954; Game Show; Kids Show; Old Time Television; Coca-Cola; Coke
Downloads: 6,820 (13 reviews)
|Complete Broadcast Day|
Complete Broadcast Day - WJSV 9/21/39-MP3 format WJSV Complete Broadcast Day On September 21, 1939, radio station WJSV in Washington, D.C. transcribed an entire day of broadcasting. If you are curious as to what radio was actually like in those days, there is no better way than by listening to these MP3 files. )
Keywords: Old Time Radio; Complete Broadcast Day; WJSV
Downloads: 53,510 (22 reviews)
|Le voyage dans la lune|
By George Melies, an old 1902 film from france about a small group of scientists that travel to space on a rocket to get to the moon.
Keywords: France; pdmovies; 1902; Meilies; sci-fi; b&w
Downloads: 151,597 (26 reviews)